The Power of Positive

July 21, 2011

Hour 1: Is positive thinking really that powerful? Our guest this hour thinks it may actually be necessary for survival. We’ll talk with Tali Sharot [1], research fellow at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging [2] at University College London and author of the new book “The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain [3]” (Pantheon, 2011).

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URLs in this post:

[1] Tali Sharot: http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/~tsharot/

[2] Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging: http://www.fil.ion.ucl.ac.uk/

[3] The Optimism Bias: A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebb_2StFk3E

[4] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/138588088/KERA_138588088.mp3

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